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REVIEWS

TOKYO

Happiness: a Survival Guide for Art & Life at Mori Art Museum

by FRANKLIN SIRMANS

JEFF KOONS, Bear and Policeman, 1988. Collection Jeffrey Deitch. Courtesy Deitch Projects, NY.

At the entrance to the inaugural exhibition at the Mori Art Museum, you are not greeted by a typical curatorial statement, but by an owner's statement, from Mori Minoru, President of Mori Building Company and his wife Mori Yoshiko, Chairperson of the Museum Board. The statement explains the couple's belief that "contemporary art provided the most true reflection of society, the lives…

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